Clickatell is a cutting edge technology company and global leader in mobile messaging that enables effortless, personalized, and contextual digital interactions between businesses and their customers.
Clickatell was the first company to enable a web to mobile app from any website in the world and, harnessing over a decade of insight into the complexities of...
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Work closely with developers to define and evolve our data model, support data analytics activities, and ensure scalability.
Design and implementation of highly scalable and high-availability systems of data, using AWS cloud services.
Ensure data models and architectural patterns fit user and business requirements.
Design and implement new data platforms to help adopt modern data solutions.
Work closely with the data engineering team to design and implement data pipelines at the enterprise level
Design, implement and document technical Big Data solutions using AWS Big Data services and solutions
Consult with developers and engineers to find ways to increase efficiency
Implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing, enterprise environments.
As a Senior, play a thought-leadership role within the Communities of Practice (COP), supporting the Tech Leads in driving the vision of the COP Core Competencies.
Mentorship to less experienced developers and establishment of best practises.
Convert business requirements into technical solutions.
Perform problem resolution and root cause analysis along with recommending and implementing preventative techniques.
Review existing ETL architecture and frameworks to improve performance, manage costs and drive efficiencies.
Perform tests and produce results to ensure accurate compliance with business requirements.
Manage priorities across design and development activities.
Interact with technical and business stakeholders to create solutions and solve problems collaboratively
Protect Clickatell’s information, intellectual property and corporate data systems in accordance with prescribed guidelines
Familiarise yourself with all risk and compliance related policies and procedures as communicated by relevant functions
Complete Risk and Compliance training as per internal requirements
Ensure adequate protection of the Clickatell brand and reputation
Experience and knowledge of AWS Big Data services. Athena, Redshift, Kinesis, Kafka, Glue, S3, Lake Formation
Experience with one or more database technologies. MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, Oracle
Experience and knowledge of BI tools and technologies. Talend, Power BI, SiSence
Experience or knowledge of Big Data technologies. Hadoop, Spark, Hive, MongoDB, Presto, Flume
Familiarity with Agile and Scrum methodologies and embracing of their values and principles
Hands on experience leading large-scale global data warehousing and analytics projects.
Understanding of database and analytical technologies in the industry including MPP and NoSQL databases, Data Warehouse design, BI reporting and Dashboard development.
Experience with complicated account hierarchy, security groups, VPCs, AWS managed services, S3, ELB, EC2 Auto Scaling, Lambda
TOGAF certification is advantageous
Data Architecture Certification will be advantageous.
Have significant experience developing Enterprise Grade applications at scale
Have excellent technical documentation skills, and excellent communication across multiple cultures and time zones
Familiarity with Version Control systems such as GitLab
Familiarity with the other technologies used at Clickatell would be an advantageous, they are:
Scripting Language: Python
The Capabilities of our Champion:
A background working in a high-volume payment transaction environment, or mobile technology platforms and systems integration would be advantageous and be able to demonstrate a sustained track record of delivering high-quality outputs, on-time and to product or business specifications.
Assertiveness: ability to communicate effectively and explain a point of view convincingly.
Clear thinker: simplify data strategy into clear actions to team, set priorities for self and makes clear decisions.
Communication: excellent verbal and written communication skills. The candidate must have great inter- and intra-personal skills.
Customer Focus: identify and effectively respond to the diverse needs of development department’s customers.
Teamwork: ability to work reliably and responsibly with internal and external colleagues to achieve departmental and organisational goals.
Computer literate: Proficient in development environment (Linux) as well as competence in MS Office Suite.
B-Tech or bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, informatics or math.
High transactional development environments and Business intelligence experience will be advantageous.
Exposure to Business Intelligence, data warehousing, dimensional modelling will be advantageous.
Relevant knowledge in different development, database and business intelligence tools, techniques and environments to develop and deliver quality applications and documentation.
Complete familiarity with Agile and traditional methods, particularly Waterfall, Scrum and Kanban
Excellent Communication Skills
Our Champions journey so far:
Be focused and passionate about customer and company success.
Be curious, creative, courageous and a champion of the company and our customers.
Have problem solving skills, logical thinking and analytical abilities.
Display foresight be systematic and provide orderly planning and have attention to detail.
Have solid negotiating skills both internally and externally.
Have the ability to act both tactically and strategically.
Why you will love being here:
Competitive salary paid monthly
Medical aid contributions
Quarterly performance incentives
Pension fund contribution
Group life cover
Half day off on your birthday
5 “personal” days leave a year, over and above your normal annual leave.
Staff events, daily popcorn, snacks, cool offices. All the things that make Clickatell a fantastic place to work.